Associate Degree in Social Studies

The SAGU associate degree in Social Studies studies the foundations of America, its internal struggles, its institutions, and its relationship with the rest of the world. Learn to explain the background, philosophy, development, functions and progress of the American system of government.

This online degree is available to SAGU American Indian College students at a special tuition price. SAGU AIC students pay only $575 $399 per hour, but experience the same flexibility of online learning.


Careers in history or social studies

History and social studies are versatile fields. History majors may choose a career in a diverse range of industries:

  • Archaeologist
  • Archivist
  • Author
  • Broadcast journalist
  • Civil service administrator
  • Documentary editor
  • Heritage manager
  • Historic buildings inspector or conservation officer
  • Film consultant
  • Information officer
  • Journalist
  • Librarian
  • Museum education officer
  • Museum or gallery curator
  • Museum or gallery exhibitions officer
  • Paralegal or legal assistant
  • Politician
  • Public relations manager
  • Research assistant
  • Teacher or professor
  • Writer or editor

Competition for jobs in the pure field of history is high. But, history majors find a variety of careers in government agencies, museums, archives, historical societies, research organizations, nonprofits, and consulting.

U.S. Department of Labor Statistics

Full support

Get access to full campus support and resources. Students can take advantage of the Career Center for job training and assistance, the Wellness Center for fitness classes and facilities, the Counseling Center and more.

Individual attention

Our class sizes are small. We create an atmosphere where you have 1-on-1 interactions with faculty who invest in your performance and well-being.

Affordability & value

SAGU students graduate with 20% less debt on average than other private universities. Our Financial Aid team is your team to help secure grants, scholarships and other financial resources to help ease your mind.

Sticker price vs. your cost

When choosing a college, it is important to realize the difference between the sticker price and your net costs after scholarships and grants. SAGU offers a net price calculator to help you identify financial opportunities to reduce your college costs.

Christian faith

Everything we do springs from a Christian world view. SAGU creates an environment that strengthens your faith and your mind, integrating faith and learning.


You can be confident that your degree at SAGU is recognized, as SAGU is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

Southwestern Assemblies of God University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Questions about the accreditation of Southwestern Assemblies of God University may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (

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